Giving and receiving love is vital to human existence. It is the glue that binds couples, families, communities, cultures, and nations.
Anxiety is an extension of the dynamics of fear. It’s the feeling of fear without an awareness of the object of your fear. All you know is that you’re fearful, but you can’t specify exactly what you are afraid of. You just worry about everything.
Anger can serve a useful purpose if it is justified and directed appropriately. But when it’s only a substitute for self-loathing and a justification for cruelty to others, the trigger in your brain can become horribly destructive and addicted to that emotion. It’s like a tornado that blows away all of your pleasure and replaces it with emotional poison.
According to a recent study, depression is described as being the disease most destructive to humankind, largely because of the devastation it wreaks on our lives…. Yes, we could set up our minds to ignore our feelings and barricade ourselves from the winds and dust of the brain pattern. And we could become like robots, refusing to consider the passion and joys that could be ours. But then, we also might as well be dead.
War is not pretty from any angle, and the most vulnerable organ in the body is the brain.